A mad scientist infects a concert pianist with acromegaly in hopes of convincing the daughter to marry him in exchange for the cure. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: sci-fi, horror, mad scientist
This one's about strange women who love their men to death, literally! Maybe the fact that there's a research facility doing top secret experiments might have something to do with the suspicious deaths. ( 16 reviews ) Topics: horror, scifi, feature films
Lon Chaney, Jr. and John Carradine play a pair of warlock brothers in this horror film, a.k.a. "House of the Black Death". This film has a notice that contains neither the copyright symbol or the word "copyright", which makes this film PD. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: horror, witchcraft, feature films
Atmospheric 60s B-horror film with a cult following. Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around with two friends but everything goes wrong when challenged to a drag race and their car gets forced off of a bridge. The car sinks into the murky depths, and all three women are assumed drowned. Some time later Mary emerges unscathed from the river. She tries to start a new life by becoming a church organist but Mary finds herself haunted by a ghostly figure that instills fear and dread into... ( 41 reviews ) Topics: Thriller, Horror
This is an improved, widecreen version of Antonio Margheriti's "Battle of the Worlds" ("Il pianeta degli uomini spenti") starring Claude Rains. Battle of the WorldsFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaPianeta degli uomini spenti, IlTheatrical release posterDirected byAntonio MargheritiProduced byThomas SagoneScreenplay byEnnio De ConciniStory byEnnio De ConciniStarringClaude RainsBill CarterMusic byMario MigliardiCinematographyRaffaele MasciocchiEdited byMario... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Antonio Margerhiti, Anthony Dawson, Italian Sci-Fi, Gamma One
Glimpy's surprisingly beautiful sister (Ava Gardner) is getting married to Jack (Rick Vallin), a young engineer, and moving to a 'bargain' suburban house neither has ever seen. During the honeymoon, the East Side Kids decide to fix up the house for the newlyweds...but mistakenly pick the 'haunted' house next door, which is occupied by some mysterious live men (Bela Lugosi), dodging in and out of secret panels and clearly up to no good ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Drama, Horror, East Side Kids, Ava Gardner, Bela Lugosi
This is the AIP-TV cut of Gamera vs. Barugon with improved color and sharpness. It's generally considered one of the better entries in the series.Gamera vs. BarugonFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaGamera vs. BarugonTheatrical posterDirected byShigeo TanakaProduced byMasaichi NagataWritten byNisan TakahashiStarringKōjirō HongōKyōko EnamiMusic byChūji KinoshitaCinematographyMichio TakahashiEditing byTatsuji NakashizuStudioDaiei FilmDistributed byDaiei Film (Japan)AIP-TV (USA)Release... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Gamera, Barugon, Daiei, Japanese, Kaiju, AIP, American International, Shigeo Tanaka, Kojiro Hongo
It's supposed to be cutting edge science: a diving bell that can descend the depths of the ocean. However, when a cable snaps, the crew fears that they may perish inside. After the crew leaves the bell to explore, they soon find a large network of caves and a survivor who has been there for over a decade. The survivor reveals the horrible truth: there is no way to get out of the caves. Or is there a way? You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: underwater, cavern, 1950s
From the IMDb: "The credits on the version of this movie which exists today are actually for the movie "Mad Doctor of Blood Island" and bear no relation to this film. This comes from when they were originally intended to be released as a double feature. "Contrary to popular belief, this film was not directed by Kenneth G. Crane, was not made in 1970, was not produced by Toei Company, and was not titled "The Double Garden". It was originally filmed in 1966 as... ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Sci-Fi, Horror, B-Movie
Long Chaney stars as Satan in this three part story based on a collection of episodes from the never-aired TV series No. 13 Demon St.. The Devil sends his reluctant messenger to the surface to recruit new souls. Once in Hell; the damned are instructed to prepare for the delivery of Satan's horrifying "final message" to earth. ( 6 reviews ) Topic: Horror
The Vampire Bat takes a different route from most other vampire films of its day and there is as much science in the story as their is supertition. In this film though the science is no bad thing because where there is science there is usually a scientist and scientists often need an assitant. In this film the assistant, Ruth Bertin, is played by the lovely Fay Wray who is also the love interest of the local police chief, Karl Brettschneider and when Karl's hands are not full with his... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: the vampire bat, fay wray, vampirism
Two astronauts, accompanied by their robot, set out to explore the surface of Venus. Things seem to be going well until violent changes begin to rework the surface. Will they be able to escape the planet with their lives? This film is also known as "Prehistoric Planet" and "Voyage to a Prehistoric Planet". This film began life as a Soviet-produced work. An American producer then added some new footage and changed the credits to hide the film's Soviet origin. The original... ( 12 reviews ) Topics: 1960s, Soviet Union, space
This is Virus (Fukkatsu No Hi) separated into DVD5 files. Download all of the files (not including the cover.jpg) and burn them to a single layer DVD in a folder named VIDEO_TS, also create an empty folder named AUDIO_TS. I created this using DVDShrink and the source files found here: http://www.archive.org/details/Virus_Fukkatsu_no_hi The subtitles have been changed to be yellow instead of green. ( 4 reviews )
aka "Dracula", "Dracula's Castle", "Dracula: The Movie","Cemetery Girls", "Vampire Playgirls", "Cemetery Tramps", "Enter Dracula" and "Dracula's Virgin Lovers. Stranger's arrive at Castle Dracula and are greeted by a stocky, sad Count Dracula (Paul Naschy). Another European attempt to imitate the Hammer formula for horror, the plot is most similar to "Dracula, Prince of Darkness", with the most notable... ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Count, Dracula, Great, Love, Castle, horror, sci-fi, romance, cemetery, tramps, vampires, Paul...
Unknown World an independent, black and white science fiction film from 1951 directed by Terry Morse and starring Victor Killian, Marilyn Nash,Jim Bannon and Otto Waldis. It was produced by Jack Rabin and Irving Block and released by Robert L. Lippert, the same trio involved in 1957's Regalscope production, Kronos. Terry Morse was the B movie director who completed the Americanized Gorija as Godzilla, King of the Monsters.Victor Killian, who plays the leading character of... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: 1950s, Sci-Fi, Terry Morse, Robert Lippert, Jack Rabin, Irving Block, Victor Killian, volcanoes,...
http://imdb.com/title/tt0079082/ An artist slowly loses his mind as he and his two female friends scrape to pay the bills. The punk band downstairs increasingly agitates him, his art dealer is demanding that he complete his big canvas painting as promised, and he gets into fights with his girlfriends. When the dealer laughs at his canvas he snaps, and begins taking it out on the people responsible for his pain and random transients in the manner suggested by the title.Uncut Version. Warning:... ( 21 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Abel Ferrara
A story of 100 years: a decades-long second world war leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and tries space travel. - IMDB Description ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Sci-Fi, H.G. Wells, Movie Powder, avi
A team of astronauts crashes on the surface of Venus. Accompanied by their robot, they explore the surface and end up destroying the Venusian God. This film is also known as "The Gill Women" and "The Gill Women of Venus". This film began life as a Soviet-produced work. An American producer then added some new footage and changed the credits to hide the film's Soviet origin. The original film, "Planeta Bur", is also known as "Cosmonauts on Venus",... ( 18 reviews ) Topics: 1960s, Soviet, space, pdmovies
A plane crash leaves a dance troupe stranded on a deserted island where a mutant spider bite turns the troupe's leader into a monster. This movie was featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000 ep. 1011. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: horror, sci-fi, MST3K, dubbed, camp
Produced by the Highway Safety Foundation in 1964, this shocking film deals with a subject quite taboo for its time. The short serves as a dramatized warning, ending with graphic case studies. Unlike the driver's education films produced by the same company, this film was apparently issued for only a short time before being withdrawn. **CONTENT ADVISORY: Crime scene footage at end will upset some people** ( 60 reviews ) Topics: educational, social issues, criminal
This version of Zontar is based on this version. The color in the picture was nicer but the sound was very low. Picture is slightly better. Differences The soundtrack has been remastered with higher volume levels, parametric EQ to help with any high-end cracking, bass boost to the low end, and some de-noising and de-crackling. It's not perfect but it's much better. Combined with the enhanced color it makes for a more enjoyable cheesy film experience. The picture has been slightly enhanced but... ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Zontar, Larry Buchanan, Sci-Fi, B-movie
Dr Warren Jones an eccentric astronomer finds an entity from another world who is lost and wanting to be returned home. There is more information about this film at IMDb ( 4 reviews ) Topics: The Shoe Box, Sci-Fi, time travel
Classic low budget sci-fi complete with a reanimated dead astronaut impregnated with alien embryos and a blood-sucking space monster produced by Gene Corman. The monster suit was used again in "Teenage Caveman". ( 9 reviews ) Topics: scifi, monster, feature films
Also known as City of The Dead, Horror Hotel is a horror movie with a witchcraft theme. Christopher Lee stars. You can find out more about Horror Hotel at A Passion For Horror. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: city of the dead, horror hotel, 1960, christopher lee, witchcraft, horror
An improved version of "Monster from a Prehistoric Planet" from AIP-TV aka "Gappa, the Triphibian Monster" (1967). The story bears a strong resemblance to British monster movie, "Gorgo" (1961). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaGappa the Triphibian MonsterJapanese posterDirected byHaruyasu NoguchiProduced byHideo KoiWritten byRyuzo NakanishiGan YamazakiStarringTamio KawajiYôko YamamotoYuji OkadaMusic bySeitaro OmoriCinematographyMuneo UedaEditing byMasanori... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Monster from a Prehistoric Planet, Kaiju, Japanese Science Fiction, Sci-Fi, American International,...
NOTE: THIS FILM IS SEPARATED INTO FOUR FILES Nosferatu, up elsewhere on archive.org, this is the highest resolution version up so far, a direct DVD rip, '.vob' files renamed '.mpg', no reformatting has taken place. This version is the Alpha Video (ALP 3151D) rip. For information on specific DVD versions and quality, see: http://www.silentera.com/DVD/nosferatuDVD.html For more information on public domain films, where to watch them, where to download them, and legal status info, visit... ( 7 reviews ) Topic: nosferatu vampire vampires murnau
Psychadelic at times, this unusual and memorable movie version of Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher" has some creative details, and although it is one of the more obscure versions of the story, it offers a distinctive look at a couple of its many interesting aspects. The style is deliberately murky, and it has not so much as an inter-title, so that you do need to know at least the basic plot in order to understand what is happening. Check out the Jean Epstein version, too (also... ( 10 reviews ) Topics: James Sibley Watson, Poe, surreal
This is believed to be the first feature film based on real life serial killers Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate. Mainstream Hollywood would not produce films inspired by the pair until a decade after this one. A number of films were inspired by the duo (some very loosely) and included such major examples as Terrence Malick's Badlands (1973) and Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers (1994) ( 14 reviews ) Topic: Horror
Entertainers Duke Mitchell and Sammy Petrillo parachute into the jungles of the Pacific island of Cola-Cola, where they meet primitive tribesmen, the chief's sarong-clad daughter Nona, and mad scientist Dr. Zabor (Bela Lugosi) conducting experiments in evolution. Jealous of Mitchell's relations with Nona, Zabor has just the thing to make a monkey of him... ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Bela Lugosi, pdmovies
2010 science fiction / horror feature film. Plot: Unemployed writer, Paul Mantel, has been chosen by Sheila, an agent of "the hive" to provide food to a hungry colony of space aliens hiding in a remote Oregon forest -- aliens that have an appetite for human flesh! This film made its premier at the 2010 Big Bear Horror Film Festival in Big Bear California. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Horror, science fiction, aliens, abduction, Oregon
Dementia is a black and white film from 1955. It is a silent film and there is not a single line of dialogue in the entire film, nor are there any storyboards to tell the viewer what is going on. The film was later re-released under the title Daughter of Horror and had the dubious benefit of an added narration. You can find out more about Dementia/Daughter of Horror at A Passion For Horror. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: dementia, daughter of horror, horror, 1955, silent film
NOTE: THIS FILM IS SEPARATED INTO 7 FILES. Virus (復活の日, Fukkatsu no hi) is an 1980 film directed by Kinji Fukasaku. The film is in public domain, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virus_%281980_film%29. Most of the film is in English but for the Japanese scenes, subtitles are present on subtitle 'Track1' (VLC), not burned in, note: you have to turn subtitles on, they are not defaulted. All files were ripped directly and not reformatted, '.vob' extensions merely changed to '.mpg',... ( 9 reviews ) Topics: virus, kinji fukasaku, japanese, japanese film, japanese movie, sonny chiba
When a Carribean Island is engulfed by a revolution, one unscrupulous American mobster, Renzo Capeto plans to clean up with a get-rich-quick scheme. His diabolical plan is to provide refuge for the loyalists, and the contents of the government coffers, on his boat. He would then murder his passenger and escape with a fortune. Planning to blame their deaths on a mythical sea monster, no one is more surprised than Renzo, when the real monster appears with its own agenda. ( 21 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Crime, Comedy
Taken from IMDB: (U.S. Version) A mysterious magnetic spool found during a construction project is discovered to have originated from Venus. A rocket expedition to Venus is launched to discover the origin of the spool and the race that created it. ( 7 reviews ) Topic: Sci-Fi
William Smith tracks down his father, a vampire who raped his mother. The IMDB entry is here. The mpeg2 file has nav-packets, so you can load it into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) to create a DVD to watch on your television. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: vampire, William Smith, Michael Pataki, Lyn Peters
Sometimes called Turkish Star Wars, and also known as The Super Adam Who Saved Earth, Space Hero Lion Man or Turkish Lionman. This is a complete rip off of Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers'79, Flash Gordon'80, The Black Hole and Raiders of the Lost Ark all rolled into one astounding mess. Has a lot of stock footage lifted from old trailers for Star Wars, The Magic Sword and others; While also displaying costumes that resemble Flash Gordon's Ming, Star Wars' Darth Vader and... ( 12 reviews ) Topics: turish, star, wars, man, who, saved, world, lion, adam, scifi, science fiction, action, adventure,...
A much improved, widescreen copy of Antonio Margheriti's first Italian space opera, "Assignment Outer Space," also known as "Spacemen." The claim made in the Wikipedia article below that this film was released on a triple bill with "First Spaceship on Venus" and "The Mysterians" is a fantasy. It was originally released with "Phantom Planet," and was (arguably) the better film on that double bill. This film is interesting for having a black... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Assignment Outer Space, Antonio Margheriti, Rik Van Nutter, Archie Savage, Spaghetti Sci-Fi,...
No more uploads I was very satisfied with FTP uploading at archive.org. I was able to see exactly how much of the upload had been completed. I was able to see the rate at which the upload was progressing. And, perhaps most important of all, I was able to resume an interrupted upload. In other words, if I had uploaded 90% of a file when the connection was lost, all I had to do was reconnect and upload the remaining 10%. The programmers at archive.org have eliminated the best way of uploading,... ( 9 reviews ) Topics: mystery, horror, Vincent Price
aka Gamera vs. Guiron A UFO takes two boys from Earth to another planet where they discover a race of people who can control giant monsters and have plans to take over the Earth. It's up to Gamera to save the day. You can find out more about this film on its IMDB page. There is an AVI of this film here. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Gamera, MST3K, alien, sci-fi, kaiju
In the Middle East, a bomb is set off that creates massive earthquakes. Meanwhile in South Korea, a young couple is about to get married and the tension builds when South Korea sends a space shuttle to investigate the bomb site. The earthquake makes its way to South Korea, caused by a giant monster named Yongary (inspired by a mythical creature in Korean lore). Yongary attacks Seoul and makes his way to the oil refineries where he consumes the oil. A child related to the aforementioned couple... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Third Eye Cinema, monster, Kaiju, cult film, 1960's, Sci-Fi /Horror
An under-rated horror/slasher/mystery film. Patrick O'Neal, Mary Woronov, and John Carradine are among the actors. You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and create a DVD to watch on your television. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: horror, slasher, suspense, thriller, mystery